Political Science Department

Clark House

Location

Political Science is housed in Clark House which is located on the corner of Route 9 and Seelye Street.

Follow the directions below. Once you arrive at the intersection of Rte. 116 and Rte. 9, follow Rte. 9 (College Street) east down the hill. Clark House will be on the left, across from Valentine hall (Campus Map detail of Clark House).

 

By Car from East/West

(Rhode Island, Boston, Brown)

From Brown take Rte. 146 north/west to I-90 west
Take I-90 (Mass Turnpike) to Exit 4 (I-91)
Take I-91 north to exit 19 (Rte. 9)
Take Rte. 9 east to Rte. 116 south
These roads intersect at a stoplight at the top of a hill. Most Amherst College buildings are in front of you and on your right; downtown Amherst is on your left.

By Car from North/South

(New York, Dartmouth, Trinity, Middlebury, Wesleyan, Williams, Yale)

From Williams take Rte. 2 east to I-91 south
From Middlebury take Rte. 7 south to Rte. 103 south to I-91 south
Take I-91 to exit 19 from south, or exit 20 from north (you'll be on Rte. 9 east)
Take Rte. 9 east to Rte. 116 south
These roads intersect at a stoplight at the top of a hill. Most Amherst College buildings are in front of you and on your right; downtown Amherst is on your left.

By Car from Northeast

(Maine, Bates, Bowdoin, Colby)

From Bates take I-495 south to I-95 south
Take I-95 south to I-495 south
Take I-495 south to exit 29B (Rte. 2 west)
Take Rte. 2 west to Rte. 202 south
Take Rte. 202 south to Amherst Rd. (turn right)
Take Amherst Rd. to Rte. 116 south
These roads intersect at a stoplight at the top of a hill. You've just driven through downtown Amherst; most Amherst College buildings are in front of you and to the left.

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